July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Council Changes Insurance Provider After Ethical Question, Personality Clash

Archbold Village Council voted to end an 18-year business relationship with the V.S. Beck Insurance Agency during its Monday, July 25 meeting, switching its property and liability insurance carrier. More...

Band Camp Underway

Cameron Short, a senior alto saxophone player with the Archbold High School Marching Band, wears a floral headpiece during “Crazy Hat Day,” Monday, July 25, the first day of Band Camp, which runs through Friday, July 29. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

John E. Beltz, 81, Archbold, died July 25, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Rilla and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Marcella M. (Fleming) Whalen

Marcella M. Whalen, age 87 of Archbold, passed away peacefully, Saturday evening, July 23, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1928 in Caretta, W. Va., to Fitzhugh and Irene (Mullin) Fleming. On Feb. More...

Sadonna J. Spiess

Sadonna J. Spiess, age 91, of Archbold, passed away on Friday morning, July 22, 2016, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born on Sept. 21, 1924, near Delta, to Fred and Elizabeth (Zimmerman) Hoffman. She married Lowell C. More...

People

Zimmerman Participates In Summer Research Project

Zach Zimmerman, AHS ‘13 and son of Michael and Debra, participated in a summer research project through the Goshen (Ind.) College Maple Scholars Program. More...

Couple To Wed In Hocking Hills

Monica Marsh and Travis Lohse, both of Dublin, Ohio, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. More...

Grimes Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Kenneth and Martha Grime, West Unity, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Kenneth Grime and Martha Beck were married July 28, 1956, at the parsonage of the St. John’s Evangelical & Reform Church, Archbold, by Rev. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Loren Roth, scripture. Message, “Psalm 55: Betrayal,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Pray For Police

Members of the community gathered outside the Archbold police station, Thursday evening, July 21, to conduct a prayer vigil for Archbold police officers. A crowd, estimated at about 40 people, attended.– courtesy photo More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center July 15: Krista & Joseph Howard, Wauseon, boy. July 20: Tiffany Atchison, Delta, girl. More...

Breaking News - 11:17 AM

Remains Positively Identified

The human remains discovered on Co. Rd. 7 Friday evening, July 22, have been positively identified as Sierah Joughin, Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff announced Tuesday evening.  More...

Remains Believed To Be Missing Woman Found; Delta Man Charged With Abduction, Aggravated Murder

James Worley, 57, of 10627 Co. Rd. 6, has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of Sierah Joughin, rural Metamora. Joughin, 20, went missing Tuesday, July 19, after she failed to return from a bike ride. More...

Beck Reacts To Insurance Vote

Joe Beck, vice president with the V.S. Beck Insurance Agency, reacted to an Archbold Village Council decision to switch the village insurance carrier at its Monday, July 25 meeting. More...

New Teacher Added To Pettisville Staff

The Pettisville School Board approved offering a one-year contract to Andrew Switzer to become an English and social studies teacher for 2016-17. Switzer is the son of Steve Switzer, superintendent. More...

Ridgeville Celebrates 175 Years With Community Days

Cheryl Bostelman, cochairman of Ridgeville Community Days, said this year’s event celebrates the 175th year of the creation of Ridgeville Township. More...

 

News

Pettisville School District Will Save $500,000

Chris Lee, Pettisville school district treasurer, told the Pettisville School Board the district will save over half a million dollars by refinancing. More...

Packet Pick-Up Days Scheduled At Four County

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Tuesday, Aug. 2 & 9; Thursday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More...

Public Record

TVs Taken, Bicycle Missing

Archbold police are investigating the theft of three TVs from a home in Colony Meadows. More...

Missing Man Sought, Car Found Near Goll Woods

Bethany McCorkle, chief of communications for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, confirmed Monday afternoon ODNR officers are seeking a missing man. Missing is 56- year- old Defiance man Daryl Lee Jones. More...

Archbold Woman Among Those Indicted

Carol A. Arend, 53, Archbold, has been indicted on three felony charges by the Fulton County Grand Jury. The grand jury returned a three-count indictment against her during its Monday, July 18 meeting. More...

Opinion

Entire County Grieves

If it is possible for an entire county to grieve, then Fulton County is grieving over the kidnapping and death of Sierah Joughin, 20, who lived in the Evergreen schools area. More...

Old Photo Corner

Ross Taylor and Kenneth Fankhauser, far left, take a break in front of the Home Restaurant. Both boys were printer’s devils who performed a number of tasks at the Archbold Buckeye.– photo from the Archbold Buckeye archives More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006 A photograph shows Rod Cheney sitting on his newly repaired motorcycle. A collision with a deer left the local paramedic firefighter with a damaged cycle and a broken wrist. More...